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27-yr-old Ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin dies

27-yr-old Ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin dies

Corey Griffin, a philanthropist who was instrumental in making the ALS ice bucket challenge fund-raising drive go viral, has died after drowning in a diving accident off the coast of…

What is the ice bucket challenge?

What is the ice bucket challenge?

The internet has gone viral with videos of celebrities and other popular personalities taking the “Ice Bucket challenge” and daring three others to do the same. Here is what you…

Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dies at 95

Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar Dies at 95

Pune: World-renowned yoga guru and founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga B K S Iyengar died early this morning at a hospital in Pune. The 95-year-old Mr Iyengar had…

Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella Were Drenched in Ice Water But Are Still Smiling

Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella Were Drenched in Ice Water But Are Still Smiling

Having a bucket of ice-cold water dumped on you doesn’t sound fun but it’s all for a good cause. People all over America – including famous techies Mark Zuckerberg and…

Indian-Origin Manjul Bhargava Wins ‘Nobel Prize of Maths’

Indian-Origin Manjul Bhargava Wins ‘Nobel Prize of Maths’

New York:  Two Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the field of mathematics with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal – known as the “Nobel Prize of…

Plane crashes near Tehran’s Mehrabad airport, 48 reported dead: IRNA

Plane crashes near Tehran’s Mehrabad airport, 48 reported dead: IRNA

DUBAI: A Sepahan Air Iran-140 plane bound for Tabas in northeast Iran crashed in a residential area after taking off from Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Sunday morning, killing all 48…

Woman Discovers That Her Husband is Actually Her Brother

Woman Discovers That Her Husband is Actually Her Brother

Adriana and Leandro, a Brazilian couple, both abandoned by their mothers in childhood, spent their lives anxiously searching for their mothers. They couldn’t have imagined in their wildest dreams what…

Who are the Yazidis? Why the US is bombing ISIS to save them

Who are the Yazidis? Why the US is bombing ISIS to save them

America’s air strikes in Iraq aren’t just about protecting Americans in the Kurdish capital of Erbil. “In recent days, Yazidi women, men, and children from the area of Sinjar have…

Wierd battle over the Selfie. Wiki Claims Copyrights for Monkey, Photographer goes legal.

Wierd battle over the Selfie. Wiki Claims Copyrights for Monkey, Photographer goes legal.

NEW YORK: A selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi three years back has become a tug of war between Wikipedia and the photographer who…

25,000 people supports a student who filed case against Facebook

25,000 people supports a student who filed case against Facebook

VIENNA: Data protection activists challenging Facebook in a Vienna court on Wednesday said that they had closed the list of plaintiffs after 25,000 people joined a campaign alleging that the…

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